The Papé Group has acquired certain assets of three Bobcat dealerships, which it will add to its Bobcat West locations. The acquisitions include dealerships in Reno, Nev.; Portland, Ore.; and Hubbard, Ore. The purchases, which closed Dec. 31, will expand the sales and service networks for both Bobcat West and other equipment dealerships of the Pape Group.
The Reno Bobcat West facility has been relocated within the Papé Material Handling location in Reno.
“These acquisitions will ensure that even more Bobcat customers in Oregon and Nevada will be able to experience Papé’s outstanding sales, service and support,” said Chris Wetle, president of Bobcat West. Bobcat West provides sales, parts, service and support for Bobcat’s line of skid-steer loaders, track loaders, mini-track loaders, all-wheel steer loaders, compact excavators and attachments.
The Papé Group, based in Eurene, Ore., includes Papé Rents, Papé Material Handling, Bobcat West, Ditch Witch Northwest, Engineered Products, Flightcraft Inc., Papé Kenworth and Papé Machinery. The operations serve seven western states, from Alaska to California.
In other Papé news, Papé Machinery announced that as of Jan. 1, it has added Camoplast as a new allied vendor. Camoplast manufactures specialized rubber track undercarriage components, sub-systems and assemblies for off-road vehicles.